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Is the HPV Vaccine Right For Me?

Is the HPV Vaccine Right For Me?

March 2, 2015

HPV, also known as the human papillomavirus, and is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United States. HPV affects more than 20 million people in the U.S. with 6.2 million more people being infected each year. Currently, there are around 40 types of HPV, and while most HPV infections don’t cause any symptoms […]

What Is a Pelvic Floor Dysfunction?

What Is a Pelvic Floor Dysfunction?

February 23, 2015

Pelvic floor dysfunctions (PFD) are a collection of disorders that affect a woman’s pelvic floor. This is the group of muscles in the pelvic area that support the organs. Those organs include the bladder, rectum and uterus. When the pelvic organ muscles fail, it can cause discomfort, bathroom troubles or even serious medical conditions. As […]

How to Prepare Your Daughter For Her First Period

How to Prepare Your Daughter For Her First Period

February 20, 2015

Somewhere between the age of 9 and 16, most girls will get their first period. That’s why it’s so important for your daughter to understand what menstruation is early on. Girls as young as 8 can start menstruation, and the last thing you want is for your daughter to be completely caught off guard. While […]

Pregnancy Myths: Can I Have Intercourse While Pregnant?

Pregnancy Myths: Can I Have Intercourse While Pregnant?

February 16, 2015

When you first become pregnant, suddenly everyone is an “expert” on babies. You’ll hear a lot of different rumors and myths about what you can and cannot do. But one of the most common things you’ll hear is that you can’t have sex while pregnant. Before abstaining from sex for the next nine months, learn […]

What Is Menopause?

What Is Menopause?

February 12, 2015

Menopause is one of the stages in a woman’s life that marks the end of their menstrual cycles. It is a natural condition that generally is caused by aging. Menopause is the time leading up to the stop of menstruation. After a woman has reached menopause, she is no longer able to reproduce. Before menopause […]

What is Gynecology?

What is Gynecology?

February 9, 2015

When it comes to being healthy, we try and do our best. We watch what we eat, exercise and visit our doctors annually. However, for women, seeing a general practitioner once a year isn’t always enough. In order to stay well, most women should be visiting a gynecologist annually. Learn how a gynecologist is a […]

What to Expect During Your First Trimester

What to Expect During Your First Trimester of Pregnancy

January 30, 2015

7 Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms While it may garner no visible baby bump, the first trimester of pregnancy is marked by an amazing transformation. During this time, hormones signal a woman’s body to begin sending nutrients to the baby, sometimes long before a test can determine the pregnancy. Because the first trimester is such a […]

Natural Remedies for PMS Symptoms

Natural Remedies for PMS Symptoms

January 24, 2015

It’s estimated that 75 percent of women suffer from some form of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). This means that there are millions of women dealing with headaches, bloating, cramps, depression or other symptoms every day. But there is no reason to suffer! With some simple, natural remedies and lifestyle changes, you can keep the worst of […]

What Kind Of Birth Control Is Right for Me?

Which Birth Control is Best for Me?

January 21, 2015

Picking between contraceptives can be a bit overwhelming. Today, there are so many different options out there, how do you know which one is right? At OB-GYN Women’s Centre, we help women answer this question every day. Every woman’s body and needs are different, so it’s important to know what will work for you. Pros […]

What Should I Avoid Eating While I’m Pregnant?

November 28, 2014

Can Pregnant Women Eat Bologna? When you get pregnant, you may start experiencing a lot of strange cravings. However, if you suddenly feel the urge to eat a bologna and Brie sandwich, you might want to hold off. Certain foods can be potentially dangerous for you and your baby. So, before you order that burger […]